RANDOM PHOTOS
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Waxwing, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Waxwing(Bombycilla garrulus)
Corish Park, Wexford Town, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
December 14th, 2012.
Wood Lark, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Lark(Lullula arborea)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
May 10th, 2002.
Little Ringed Plover, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Little Ringed Plover(Charadrius dubius)
North Slob Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
August 15th, 2009.
Hobby, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hobby(Falco subbuteo)
Ballyvaloo, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
June 3rd, 2008.
Hawfinch, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Hawfinch(Coccothraustes coccothraustes)
Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland.
October 10th, 2005.
Blackpoll Warbler, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Blackpoll Warbler(Setophaga striata)
Inishbofin, Co. Galway, Ireland.
September 25th, 2013.
Grey-cheeked Thrush, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Grey-cheeked Thrush(Catharus minimus)
Old Head of Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland.
October 9th, 2005.
Citrine Wagtail, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Citrine Wagtail(Motacilla citreola)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
September 6th, 2003.
Red-breasted Merganser, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Red-breasted Merganser(Mergus serrator)
Malahide Estuary, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
February 19th, 2011.
Northern Wheatear, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Northern Wheatear(Oenanthe oenanthe)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
April 12th, 2014.
Cormorant, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cormorant(Phalacrocorax carbo)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
December 21st, 2013.
Chiffchaff, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Chiffchaff(Phylloscopus collybita)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
March 21st, 2015.
Eider, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Eider(Somateria mollissima)
Tory Island, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
October 19th, 2014.
Wood Pigeon, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Pigeon(Columba palumbus)
Churchtown, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
August 17th, 2013.
Great Northern Diver, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great Northern Diver(Gavia immer)
Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
December 26th, 2012.
Blackcap, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Blackcap(Sylvia atricapilla)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
April 11th, 2015.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 30th March
2011 Great Grey Shrike, Antrim
1961 Balearic Shearwater, Cork
1957 Little Bittern, Cork
1956 Woodlark, Wexford
1897 Little Bittern, Cork
More details:
Great Grey Shrike
Slievenacloy UWT, near Lisburn, Antrim. 2011.
Balearic Shearwater
Off Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1961.
4th Irish Record
Little Bittern
Galley Head, Cork. 1957.
Found dying
Woodlark
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 1956.
Little Bittern
Near Passage , Cork. 1897.
Killed
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 30th March:
Wire-tailed Swallow, Wadi Hagul (between Cairo and Suez), Egypt. 30th March, 1995.
Observed briefly in the company of a Barn Swallow before flying off. This record is considered 'Not Proven' by the EORC
Rosier, A. 1996. The first Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii in Egypt and the Western Palearctic. Sandgrouse 18(2): 63-64